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A beautiful little chapel

The inside of his small chapel is a beautiful Russian style church that contains the remains of St... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
harryatkck
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Kansas City, Kansas
St Herman's Chapel

A historical landmark chapel that contains the remains of a Russian priest who came to Kodiak... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Della G
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Coquitlam, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The inside of his small chapel is a beautiful Russian style church that contains the remains of St Herman. He is a Russian priest who came to the island in 1764 & served the Lord & the people of the island. This chapel is worth...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A historical landmark chapel that contains the remains of a Russian priest who came to Kodiak Island around 1764 and dedicated his life in the service of the Lord and support of the local Aleut indigenous people. St Herman was canonized in March 1867. It...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Della G
Reviewed June 5, 2018

This is within a stone's throw of the Kodiak Wildlife Refuge welcome center, the Baranov and the Alutiiq museum. Beautiful Russian Orthodox chapel. We were greeted by a clergyman who explained the significance of St. Herman (one of the four saints of Alaska) who stopped...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2017

I stayed at St. Herman's on a pilgrimage as an Orthodox Christian, all the Clergy, Monks and Matushka's were warm and inviting. Attending services at St. Herman's was a beautiful experience, we were truly blessed to be part of such an amazing community!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 2, 2017

So much to see and our tour guide told us all sorts of information about this place. It is so small and the services were long can't imagine standing all that time.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed October 1, 2016

This is a beautiful little chapel easily walked to. It provides insights to the history of Kodiak and Alaska. Inside are beautiful icons and outside is an interesting bell display.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 23, 2015

We were in Kodiak in June and were greatly upset to see such a wonderful icon of history, St Herman's Chapel having been vandalised. Lots of windows had been smashed the night before and then had to be boarded up. You wonder why people can't...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed April 21, 2015

One of the oldest landmarks in Kodiak, tours are possible, but it's hard to get a hold of someone. Working bell tower & they even get musical on Orthodox Holidays. A must check out if your in Kodiak.

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Worth the trip up the hill to see the mixture of Alaskan and Russian religious heritage. Didn't know what to expect but it had a number of very interesting things to see.

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Reviewed June 16, 2014

Hard to get a hold of anyone via e-mail or church phone number, but they do list personal numbers online. Finally got a hold of someone and set up a tour of the chapel and seminary. Absolutely wonderful - totally personal, great touch of Alaskan...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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